Why is my face numb?

Numb face. May relate to Trigeminal nerve involvement, such as Neuropathy from excess alcohol, Diabetes, vitamin deficiency, electrolyte imbalance, MS, Trauma, Migraines, Trauma, Shingles, Focal seizures, Hypothyroidism, Psychogenic, or Iatrogenic (unknown causes).

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Why is my face numb like it's asleep when I've had no anesthesia?

Many reasons. Numbness (hypesthesia or hypoesthesia) refers to the lack of skin sensations (either partial or complete). Numbness usually signifies nerve dysfunction but can occur in certain defects in the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). Numbness in face can occur with the damage or dysfunction of the branches of the cranial nerve supplying the face region (trigeminal nerve). Read more...

Why does my face go numb when I cry? This is a new occurrence!

I do not know. Maybe your facial nerve is somehow being stimulated when crying occurs. See neurologist for eval if worsens or to get definitive likely reason. Read more...

Whys my face numb?

It shouldn't be. Your face should not be numb. You should be examined by a physician and worked up for this symptom. Read more...
OMG Fibro! FM is a odd disease that is embedded in your flesh and will cause almost any sign or symptom with no rhyme or reason. If you have been formally worked up and do not have a conventional medical diagnosis, I would start my whole-person-holistic-self care FM treatment. Magnesium, life balance, movement like walking, yoga, massage and sleep hygiene. Acupuncture is indispensable to me in my office. Read more...

My face is numb. What causes facial numbness?

Nonspecific. Nonspecific symptom. General or partial numbness. Constant or intermittent? See MD for evaluation. Read more...

Could my facial numbness be caused by a punch in the face that happened a year ago?

Yes. An injury to the infraorbital nerve can occur with an injury and fracture of the anterior wall of maxillary bone. This would lead to numbness along the anterior cheek and upper teeth. Read more...
Yes. Depending in where the numbness is, absolutely. The infra orbital nerve controls sensation to the mid face and upper lip. This nerve is frequently injured in certain types of facial fractures. Read more...